CONTESSA 26 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of CONTESSA 26. Built by Jeremy Rogers Ltd. and designed by David Sadler, the boat was first built in 1965. It has a hull type of Long keel w/trans. hung rudder and LOA is 7.77. Its sail area/displacement ratio 12.15. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Petter, runs on Diesel.

CONTESSA 26 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about CONTESSA 26 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:7.77 m / 25.49 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
S.A. (reported):21.65 m2 / 233.04 ft2
Draft (max):1.22 m / 4.00 ft
Displacement:2449 kg / 5399.11 lbs
Ballast:1043 kg / 2299.42 lbs
Last Built:1990
Designers:David Sadler
LWL:6.1 m / 20.01 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:26.31
Capsize Screening Formula:1.71

Rig And Sail Specs

I:8.84 m / 29.00 ft
S.A. Fore:7.32 m / 24.02 ft
E:2.59 m / 8.50 ft
S.A. Fore:12.12 m2 / 130.46 ft2
S.A. Main:9.48 m2 / 102.04 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)21.6 m2 / 232.50 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Builders:Jeremy Rogers Ltd.
Designers:David Sadler


Who designed the CONTESSA 26?

CONTESSA 26 was designed by David Sadler.

Who builds CONTESSA 26?

CONTESSA 26 is built by Jeremy Rogers Ltd..

When was CONTESSA 26 first built?

CONTESSA 26 was first built in 1965.

How long is CONTESSA 26?

CONTESSA 26 is 6.1 m in length.

What is mast height on CONTESSA 26?

CONTESSA 26 has a mast height of 7.32 m.

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